A few months back I finally got into a white collar gig the marketing department for a multinational corporation and for the most part, I've been killing it, determined that there's no fucking way on God's earth that I'm going back to the warehouse work I had been doing prior. I like the company. I like the people and I feel I've finally found a place that I want to make a career out of this. Last week we were informed that a number of national executive heads visiting our department followed by a meet and greet. I don't want to be that guy who just shows up to grab some free take out and fucks off. I want to approach them and get some advice on what path to take to get out of the cheap seats and into the corporate box. Bottom line, What are the basic do's and don'ts when talking to a director near the top top? How does one ask "How do I get your job?" without sounding arrogant, ignorant or just plain douchey? For those on the board who hold executive positions at your respective corporations (there's gotta be a few of you), what kind of attitude are you most receptive to from those well below your station during these meet and greets? Do you really care what they have to say or are these types of trips just an excuse to go on a bender on the company dime? FOCUS 1: Got any advice? FOCUS 2: Funny/career/life changing stories stemming from encounters with your bosses boss[es boss].